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Thursday, October 18th, 2007
Complete Obituary
Margaret Bowsher
  Former Celina resident Margaret E. Bowsher, 87, died at 9:45 p.m. Oct. 16, 2007, at Richland Manor Nursing Home, Bluffton.
She was born March 17, 1920, in Columbus Grove, to Roy and Ella Amstutz Best. On Nov. 28, 1940, she married Francis May, who died Nov. 17, 1964. On April 19, 1963, she married Leo J. Bowsher, who survives in Bluffton.
Other survivors are two sons, Paul (Pamela) May, Kingsburg, Calif., and Harold (Mary) May, Lima; a daughter, Carol (David) Crider, North Vernon, Ind.; nine grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a brother, Arthur Best.
She had worked at CTS in Berne, Ind., Ohio Mushroom and the Allen County Home, Lima. A 1938 graduate of Bluffton High School in Ohio, she was a member of Celina First Church of the Nazarene and a former member of the Nazarene Church, Berne, where she was a Bible school assistant. She also attended the Church of Christ in Beaverdam.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Celina church, the Revs. Larry Hamilton and Mike Downey officiating. Burial is at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina, and after 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the Celina church.
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